Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdesalam extradited to France

Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdeslam has been extradited from Belgium to France, Belgian authorities say. The Belgium-born French citizen faces prosecution there in relation to the Paris terror attacks in November. The 26-year-old arrived on French territory early on Wednesday, and was handed over to authorities, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. Abdeslam is due… Read More Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdesalam extradited to France

Multiple terror attacks at Belgian airport, subway station leaves at least 26 dead, dozens injured

Three explosions that ripped through the Belgian capital of Brussels on Tuesday have left at least 26 people dead and 130 more injured, according to Belgian media. It has reinstated the reality of terror once again in the heart of Europe. “We were fearing terrorist attacks, and that has now happened,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles… Read More Multiple terror attacks at Belgian airport, subway station leaves at least 26 dead, dozens injured

Paris terror attack mastermind arrested in Belgium

Paris terror attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was captured alive on Friday, a Belgian counterterrorism source said. Belgium’s state broadcaster reported that the Belgian-born French citizen was injured in a shootout that ended with his capture. The Belgian counterterrorism source said two people were wounded. “We have him,” tweeted Theo Francken, Belgium’s state secretary for asylum… Read More Paris terror attack mastermind arrested in Belgium

Italy, Belgium deports 28 Nigerians for immigration offences

Twenty eight Nigerians were on Thursday deported for residing in three European countries without valid visas. The Nigerians were repatriated from Italy, Switzerland and Belgium. 48 Nigerians were on Nov.25, deported from the United Kingdom for various immigration offences. Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria‚Äôs (FAAN) source at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, said that 24… Read More Italy, Belgium deports 28 Nigerians for immigration offences

Belgium charges suspect for participation in the Paris terror attacks

Belgian police have charged a fourth suspect with terrorism offences related to the deadly attacks on Paris, the federal prosecutor has said. The unnamed man was one of 16 people arrested in raids on Sunday. The rest have been released without charge. Belgian PM Charles Michel said he would maintain the highest security threat level… Read More Belgium charges suspect for participation in the Paris terror attacks

Sixteen arrested as Belgian police carry out anti-terror raids

Belgian police have made 16 arrests in anti-terrornraids, but suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam remains at large, the authorities have said. 22 raids were carried out Sunday across Brussels and Charleroi, the federal prosecutor’s spokesman said. Brussels remains on the highest level of terror alert. Universities, schools and the metro system will stay closed… Read More Sixteen arrested as Belgian police carry out anti-terror raids